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Discussion in 'ID Needed' started by seank, 17 Dec 2013.

  1. seank

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    Looks like a little rainbow runner ?!?
     
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    bait?

    just kidding...
     
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    Fusilier...Caesio caerulaurea (I think...). Saw a shoal of about 20 a couple days ago.
     
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    Lol guys, i need quick id as it is in a bucket. Must either go back or go to the livebait hooks.
     
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    What would I do without you....:thumbup:
    Common name?
     
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    Fish...:tt2:
     
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    Cool catch btw...
     
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    They are actually deadly tuna bait... :p
     
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    Thanks for the tip off. Will keep them alive....
    Does it have a common name that people recognize it by, or is it the name you gave?
     
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    Blue and gold fusilier.
     
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    Thank you.
     
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    @Lord_Blackadder again... Adrian, please help with this one too. And thank you in advance.....

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    Ok, @Lord_Blackadder or @SteveZi or someone, I just browsed fishbase etc websites, and cannot find anything closely resembling this fish. I looked under the Grouper as well as Scorpion fish family. Anyone with better google skills? Times like this when @belindamotion is missed on this forum...
     
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    it looks like it could be scorpaenodes parvipinnis (but i may be wrong), have a look at this link.

    uinen.nrm.se/identification/RegionSpeciesList.php?resultPage=21&c_code=462&SortBy=family
     
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    That fusilier in the first pic is an amazing live bait couta go mental for it!!
     
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    +Thanks for helping Wes. I keep on coming up with Eastern Red Scorpionfish on most of the websites I viewed, but the thing is, it onlylives in Australia and New Zealand, surely not from here....
     
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    pleasure, it is definately a species of scorpionfish, its a bit hard to tell exactly without the normal colouration. But maybe you've discovered a new range for the eastern :p
     
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    Thanks NO3, looks the same, only thing is, look at the distribution???
     
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